FIFA Womens World Cup Paris Kick Off!

In Paris to enjoy the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup. It feels great to be in the field reliving those days of playing. I might be away from playing but soccer is always close to my heart. The slogan for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ is “Dare to Shine (or “Le Moment de […]

Kindness

Have you ever considered how every one of your actions impacts someone else? Did it ever occur to you that your decisions affect someone else somewhere down the road? If you are flying solo with no one but yourself to worry about then you probably see this as a rare occurrence; that how you are […]

Do Brain Injuries Affect Women and Man  Differently?

Do Brain Injuries Affect Women and Man  Differently? New technologies have generated a growing pile of evidence that there are inherent differences in how men’s and women’s brains are wired and how they work. Where it has been studied, anyone can suffer a brain injury in a serious accident. These injuries are often caused by […]

Article Rianne Schorel

Rianne Schorel, once a women’s football prodigy, is now an inspiration for many! Rianne Schorel was a former professional football player in the USA and the Netherlands. As a world-class woman football player, she represented her country but she underwent a life-altering brain injury through heading the ball. Her post concussion syndromes made her feel helpless and induced anxiety. Including the diagnosis, it […]

Should heading be BANNED from women’s football?

Should heading be BANNED from women’s football? Study claims they have weaker necks and worse visual awareness than men – making them more prone to concussions Weaker necks may explain why women are more at risk of concussion than men Researchers from New Zealand sought to explain the higher risk in sportswomen They found women […]

Left ≠ Right:- The way head injuries affect women differently

Left ≠ Right:- The way head injuries affect women differently Although sports injuries rarely contributes to fatalities, the leading cause of death from sports-related injuries is traumatic brain injury. Sports and recreational activities contribute to about 21 percent of all traumatic brain injuries among American children and adolescents.   Traumatic Brain Injury A traumatic brain […]

Concussions

Sports headlines continue to dominate off-field problems; from accusations of mistakes in doping, match-fixing and governance to problems of eligibility, such as nationality and hyperandrogenism. These are all problems that tend to elicit powerful feelings and divided opinion – whether it’s pub discussions or attorneys battling it out in front of the Sport Court of […]

Turn your setbacks into comebacks

Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over The eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup is just a few days away. It is one of those adrenaline-fuelled times when aspiring athletes and sports enthusiasts harmonize to cheer for their favourite teams, while the best women […]

Battle Cry

They say injuries in sports must happen for one to truly learn that sport. This statement can be true but to some extent- only to the point that the injury associated doesn’t have life-changing effects. Accidents in sports have caused many such injuries. The most common and also the most lethal are concussions. In this […]

Fear of concussions shouldn’t deter women from playing soccer

Different researches have shown that women are twice as likely to get concussions from sports-related head injuries as compared to men. Many researchers, as well as people, particularly misogynists, have got an opportunity to take these researches as an excuse to propagate discouragement of sports amongst women — mainly games like soccer that are prone […]